Our Team

Kay Boswell – Solicitor

Kay Boswell qualified in 1982. She is the founder of the firm, which was established as a general practice in 1989, Kay having experience of different types of law including Family, Conveyancing, Crime and Wills. She has maintained an interest in those types of work to support other members of the firm.

Kay is a member of the Law Society Children Panel and Family Panel, representing parents, other family members and children where children require to be represented in Care cases or other legal proceedings. Kay also represents parents and other family members in disputes such as Residence or Contact, particularly where there are allegations of domestic violence. This requires a distinct and careful approach before the courts.

Kay also has specialised in defence criminal work.

"Since before becoming a solicitor I have had an interest in domestic violence and abuse work. I have worked with women’s refuges for many years and have advised organisations as to how solicitors work with those suffering domestic violence. I have extensive experience of obtaining injunctions and other emergency court orders”.

Kay was a Legal Services Commission Peer Reviewer and received a score of 1(excellent) in her own file peer reviews.


Peter Lowthian – Solicitor

Peter was locally educated, and obtained an Honours Degree in Law in 1980 from Newcastle University. After experiencing working in large, as well as small firms, in areas as diverse as Newcastle, South Shields, Sunderland and Hartlepool, in 1999 he joined K Boswell & Co to provide the firm with the benefit of the breadth of experience he has in the fields of Family Law, Criminal Defence, Residential Conveyancing and Wills/Probate.

"I am keen to provide to clients the sort of service I would want if I was the one sitting across the desk seeking advice, namely conscientious, approachable and sympathetic."